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Axel Einar Hjorth

(Sweden, 1888-1959)
Axel Einar Hjorth, a set of six stained pine "Utö" chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a set of six stained pine "Utö" chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a set of six stained pine "Utö" chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a set of six stained pine "Utö" chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a set of six stained pine "Utö" chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, 1930's.
Axel Einar Hjorth, a set of six stained pine "Utö" chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, 1930's.

a set of six stained pine "Utö" chairs, Nordiska Kompaniet, 1930's.

Height 80 cm, seat height 44 cm.

Legs are glued, one chair with repair to leg.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

40 000 - 50 000 SEK

3 750 - 4 690 EUR

3 600 - 4 500 USD

Hammer price: 
70 000 SEK
Designer

Axel Einar Hjorth was one of Sweden's most significant furniture designers during the Swedish Grace era. He is also known for designing the so-called sports cabin furniture in pine.

Head designer of NK (Nordiska Kompaniet) furniture department 1927-38. His first significant project was NK's exclusive showcase at the International World Fair in Barcelona in 1929, where he presented the cabinet 'Louis' and the model 'Caesar'. In the 1930's he designed more basic models for serial production and rustic furniture in pinewood.

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